Diagnose what is preventing your computer from entering sleep mode, or wakes it prematurely.
How to solve access denied error when trying to map network printer to LPT1
When the media is filled with bad sectors, then one can still try to recover the good bits.
How to install the Vista exFAT file system driver on Windows XP.
How to make a DOS bootdisk on a USB pen drive.
Computer cannot start if no proper boot device exists, or if the active boot device fails.
Troubleshoot and repair Automatic Updates when it fails to perform Windows Update.
How to get a non-working Windows Firewall service started with a configuration reset.
It is possible to open a command prompt during the GUI part of the Windows install.
Description of the Graweg worm and how to protect against its SMB attacks.
The disk defragmenter will fail to load if it not registered properly, or if the services it depends on are disabled.
Windows NT will fail to boot if it cannot find the files used to load the boot manager.
When deleting a partition then only the boot sector is modified, so by restoring the boot sector, then one will restore the partition.
Driver Verifier can be used to stress device drivers and can detect if the drivers performs illegal operations.
MSN Messenger is an application by Microsoft that allows one to chat with friends and family.
Changing printer drivers in Windows NT can cause problems, and can require that the old drivers are remove manually first.
Different solutions for recovering a broken Windows installation.
The Last Known Good Configuration makes it possible to rollback to the previous good state of the system registry hive.
The Recovery Console allows one to restore the registry as part of system recovery.
Description of the Sasser worm and how to protect against its SMB attacks.
NetMeeting is an inter-message (IM) application by Microsoft which can create a virtual conference room for several users to chat and exchange documents.
Description of where and in what order programs are loaded at startup.
How to use the registry editor to configure the state of the Windows services.
Description of how Windows services are hosted within the same process.
Description of the different situations where Windows NT can fail to boot because it no longer can find the boot device.
Description of the Blaster worm and how to protect the operating system from its RPC attacks.
How to use the services snapin to configure the state of the Windows services.
How to manually uninstall an application and remove it from the Add/Remove list.
How to reinstall the Help and Support service if it fails to function properly.
Modify the Recovery Console installation so it will load 3rd party drivers for your disk controller.
The registry editor is capable of editing an offline registry hive.
Description of the different issues that can arise when converting from FAT16 and FAT32 partitions to NTFS.
Windows Messenger is an inter-message (IM) application created by Microsoft which is integrated into Microsoft Outlook.
Description of ghost devices and how they can be removed in safemode.
Description of different alternative ways for recovering from a bad BIOS flash.
Steps for fixing a computer which cannot perform BIOS POST.
Steps for finding what hardware devices that is causing problems.
Control how much of the bandwidth the Background Intelligent Transfer Service (BITS) is allowed to use.
Control how and when Automatic Updates (AU) should contact the Windows Update services.
NtBackup is not installed by default in Windows XP Home.
How to backup the state of having performed Windows Product Activation.
Dual booting several versions of Windows can be useful if running software which is locked to certain version of Windows.
Windows NT will perform a chkdsk at boot time after an improper shutdown.
Recovery Console can be useful when performing system recovery.
Possible steps for repairing Windows Update
System File Checker is able to verify that system files are intact.
Windows File Protection is able to keep the system files intact when overwritten.
Windows NT hardware abstraction layer can be changed if the motherboard doesn't support the one chosen by default.
Configure the Page Size Extension feature of the processor which is used to for activate large pages support.
Troubleshooting what is causing Windows not to install properly.
Holding down the SHIFT key during Windows startup will stop applications from loading.
Description of how to repair the Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) repository.
How to use the Secondary Logon service to start an application with different user credentials.
How to reset the transaction log for the Distributed Transaction Coordinator (MSDTC) and reinstall MSDTC.
How to repair a broken COM+ catalog and reinstall COM+ services.
How to configure the priority and logging level of the Printer Spooler service.
Deleting the password storage files to reset the Administrator password to recover system access.
Change when an application is considered as deadlocked and should be terminated.
Boot.ini is used by the Boot Manager to determine the installed operating systems and what startup settings to use.
Configure the path to the location of the install files whether on CD-ROM or HDD.